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doctors and obama care. jackson and coker surveyed american doctors about the affordable healthcare act. 'thousand physicians took part. 61% of them say their opinion of obamacare has changed for the worse. even more damning, 44% of american doctors say they will not participate in the obamacare exchange. a disaster. with us now dr. emanuel, one of the architects of the affordable healthcare act and author of the brand new big book "reinventing american healthcare." so if almost half of the doctors opt out, i don't see how this possibly works. >> first of all doctors will not opt out, not half of them that says they won't participate in the exchange. it's not doctors that participate in the exchange. it's insurance companies that participate in the exchange. >> because they don't take the insurance companies. >> the doctor will take who is in the exchange because they have to. there is a large number of people who will be there. >> i'm confused. i didn't get to read your book but your book explains a lot of this. but i'm confused. from what i understand from my own personal doctor. who
, but some of it is definitely the affordable care act and it's changed the psychology of healthcare that we really have to get serious about controlling costs and doing better for people by controlling costs. one of the places we'll see a big, big difference is attention to people with chronic illness. knows are the people who use the health care system. and the best places now are really focusing on them, predicting who they are, giving them a lot of services. i refer to it as v.i.p. care for people with chronic and mental illness. that will be the wave of the future. >> gene? >> zeke, last time you and i talked about the affordable care act, you said president obama should have appointed a ceo to roll out the program and make sure that it functioned the way it should. >> right, right. >> is that still a valid criticism, still your criticism? how do you think things are going now? >> it's not a criticism. in 2010 when we passed a legislation and i was still in the white house, it was a suggestion. look, the website and the exchanges are really an e-commerce business and need to be run like
.gov and in the general efforts to implement the affordable care act which is to say that it isn't over. it won't even be over after march 31. that is the open enrollment period but there is a lot of work that remains to be done and that will continue. >> did he meet with them at some point? >> i don't have any information on the president's schedule. >> who is responsible for the problems of only the federal government has with its own website, but the state of maryland and other states are having with their websites. >> of the general questions like that i can tell you that when it comes to some states that have had problems in their websites and marketplaces they issued guidance that allow the state residents to sign up because of technical problems on the state website to get federal tax credits that debate got insurance outside of the online exchanges. in other words the subsidies available because of the affordable care act remain available no matter how you get your insurance and we are making sure that cms is working closely to support their efforts to implement the marketplace and that includ
providers suspected of medicare fraud. the affordable care act has hit the 4 million mark. the pace is still short of the administration's goal of 6 million by the end of next month. that's the deadline to sign up for coverage this year. numbers show a low number of younger people also signing up. only about 27% of enrollees. officials hope more would take part to help offset the expense of healthcare for older participants. >>> president obama threatening to pull all american troops out of afghanistan by the end of the year if the afghan government refuses to agree on terms to keep them there. it's a battle of wills between president obama and afghan president, hamid karzai. the two leaders spoke by phone yesterday for the first time in months. president kay die is refusing to sign -- kay karzai is refusing to offer an agreement to offer protection to u.s. troops if they say. >> i think we've made it clear that we are willing to keep a presence in afghanistan and that we want to continue to help the afghan forces and work in counterterrorism but we can't do that without a bilateral securit
's idea that is simply without merit. act, the affordable care what do you think the rollout of healthcare.gov and all of the proms with that website does for trying to sell this ahead of the 2014 election, and what will happen down the road. on her twitter page -- guest: let's be clear as day on this thing. was aalthcare.gov rollout complete and unmitigated disaster. in the calm of things i am saying, and i will try to get the critics of the health-care law to agree there are good things in it and i will agree there are bad things, that is firmly in the screwup column. it was bad not just in that it was difficult for a lot of americans who wanted to sign up up now they are signing that they can come another thing we should consider, but it also fundamentally played into an idea that government cannot get it right. it has been fixed and it has been working. my state of connecticut, it is working terrifically. played into a notion critics have that the government cannot do anything right. politicalhave implications. the good news is, it has been fixed and americans are signing up in droves.
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